Oral Abstract Winners
Immune Biomarkers of BRONJ in High-Risk Cancer Patients
Allan Leung, DDS, MD; Peter Lee; Andrew Kiss; Simon Choyee, DDS; Jettie Uyanne, DDS; Kentaro Akiyama, DDS, PhD; Parish Sedghizadeh, DDS, MS; Songtao Shi, DDS, PhD; Anh D. Le, DDS, PhD
Oral Abstract Winners
Factors Associated with the Recurrence or Resolution of Neuropathic Pain Following Trigeminal Nerve Repair for Neuropathic Pain
David Yates, DMD MD Dallas, TX and John Zuniga, DMD Dallas, TX
Long Term Clinical Effectiveness of Maxillomandibular Advancement for the Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Multicenter Study
Scott B Boyd, DDS, PhD; Arthur Walters, MD; Peter D. Waite, MPH, DDS, MD; Susan Harding, MD
Anatomically-Shaped Autogenous Engineered Bone Graft for TMJ Condyle Reconstruction: Mid-point analysis
David M. Alfi, DDS, MD; Sarindr Bhumiratana, M.S.; Keith Yeager, M.Eng.; Ryan Eton; Jonathan Bernhard, M.S.; Jonathan Bova, D.V.M.; Forum Shah, B.S.; Jeffrey Gimble, M.D., Ph.D.; Mandi Lopez, D.V.M., Ph.D.; Sidney Eisig, DDS; Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, Ph.D.
Title: Computer Simulated Neonatal Mandibular Distraction Osteogenesis
Author(s): Caitlin BL Magraw, DDS1,2, Din Lam, DMD, MD3, Aaron Park, DDS, MD4, Michael Perrino, DDS, MD5 and Sidney B. Eisig, DDS1, (1)Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Columbia University, New York, NY, (2)Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, (3)Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, (4)Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery , Columbia University, New York, NY, (5)Columbia University, New York, NY
Topic: Cleft & Craniofacial Surgery
Poster # 45
Title: Simplified Protocol of Virtual Surgical Planning for Orthognathic Surgery
Author(s): Samuel L Bobek, DMD, MD1,2, Brian B Farrell, DDS, MD3, Brian B Farrell, DDS, MD3 and Myron Tucker, DDS3, (1)Carolinas Center for Oral & Facial Surgery, Charlotte, NC, (2)Head & Neck Surgical Associates, Portland, OR, (3)University Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Charlotte, NC
Poster # 48
Title: Vascular Alterations in the Sprague-Dawley Rat Mandible during Intravenous Bisphosphonate Therapy
Author(s): Chestine Guevarra, DMD1, James Borke, PhD2, Regina Messer, PhD2, Mohamed Elsalanty, PhD3, Patrick Walker, DMD4 and Mark Stevens, DDS5, (1)Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta , GA, (2)Oral Biology, Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, GA, (3)Oral Biology, Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta , GA, (4)Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, GA, (5)Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery , Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, GA
Title: Early Effects Of rhBMP2 On Tooth Extraction Sites In Dogs Treated With High Dose Bisphosphonates Author(s): David O Pickett, DMD, OMFS, University of Tennessee Medical Center Knoxville, Knoxville, TN, Eric R. Carlson, DMD, MD, OMS Department Bldg A, Univ of Tennessee Med Ctr, Knoxville, TN, Jack Gotcher Jr., Knoxville, TN and David Gerard, University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville, Knoxville, TN
Topic: Reconstruction (includes Bone & Biomaterials and Soft Tissue)
Title: Supraclavicular Artery Island Flap as a Salvage Flap for Failed Microvascular Free Tissue Transfers Author(s): David L. Hirsch, DDS, MD, New York University, New York, NY, Calvin Jung, DDS, MD, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, NYU, New York, NY, Jamie Levine, MD, Department of Plastic Surgery, New York University Langone Medical Center/Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, NY and Pierre Saadeh, MD, Institute of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, NYU , New York, NY
Topic: Reconstruction (includes Bone & Biomaterials and Soft Tissue)
During the third session of the House of Delegates on Thursday morning, new 2012-2013 AAOMS Officers and Trustees were installed.
Miro A. Pavelka, DDS, MSD, was installed as president; Eric T. Geist, DDS, as president-elect; William J. Nelson, DDS, as vice president, Paul Lambert as District IV Trustee; A. Thomas Indresano, DMD as District VI trustee; Douglas W. Fain, DDS, MD, who was elected to a second term as District V trustee; Arthur C. Jee, DMD, immediate past president; and Steven R. Nelson, DDS, MS, speaker of the House of Delegates.
Continuing their terms on the board are Brett L. Ferguson, DDS, treasurer, Lawrence J. Busino, DDS, District I trustee; Louis K. Rafetto, DMD, District II trustee and J. David Johnson,Jr., DMD, District III trustee.
The board also bid farewell to Past President Larry J. Moore, DDS, MS, and Henry C. Windell, DMD, former District VI trustee.
The House of Delegates’ business has now been completed for another year. Educational sessions, however, are in full swing at the San Diego Convention Center.
The exhibition opened on Thursday. The hall includes a number of companies new to the AAOMS exhibition and special programs in the hall on Thursday and Friday during the lunch hour. Thursday’s Product Theater was hosted by Straumann USA, LLC and featured a presentation on “Growing Your Practice Through the Use of Digital Dentistry.”
Congratulations to AAOMS Resident Member Dr. Adam Weiss, the winner of the Member Pavilion daily raffle! Dr. Weiss won a $25 gift certificate for the AAOMS Resource Center.
Thursday evening, meeting attendees joined the major leagues at the sold out President’s Event , when they partied where the players play in Petco Park, home of the San Diego Padres.
Congratulations to Team Klaatu (Robert Bosack DDS, Stan Baker DDS, Stuart Lieblich DMD, and Margaret Delmore, DDS, MD) who prevailed after four rounds of simulated anesthesia emergency scenarios and received the winner’s trophy in AAOMS’ first ever SimWars competition!
The AAOMS member pavilion opened Wednesday morning – a day ahead of the full exhibition – giving members and staff the opportunity to discover and learn about the many benefits and services available from AAOMS and its related organizations.
Pavilion traffic was brisk between educational sessions and the AAOMS Connect networking lounge proved to be a popular spot for attendees to gather. Congratulations to AAOMS Resident Member Dr. Paul Kloostra, the winner of the first Pavilion daily raffle! Dr. Kloostra won a $25 gift certificate for the AAOMS Resource Center.
Stephen Dubner, co-author of bestseller Freakonomics and Superfreakonomics, delivered the meeting's keynote lecture to a packed house on Wednesday afternoon. This entertaining and informative presentation included lively anecdotes illustrating the reality of incentives and behavior, and the gap between how we think we behave versus how we actually do.
The second session of the House of Delegates convened Wednesday afternoon. During the session delegates voted on the resolutions submitted to the House, including the 2013 association operating budget and amendments to the Code on Professional Conduct. Complete details of the House actions will be reported in your November/December AAOMS Today newsletter.
The Meeting Dedication, Opening Ceremony and Awards Presentation was held Wednesday evening.
AAOMS President Arthur C. Jee, DMD, welcomed everyone and dedicated the 94th Annual Meeting, Scientific Sessions and Exhibition to the AAOMS Past Presidents. Dr. Larry W. Nissen, 2003 AAOMS President, accepted the award on behalf of his colleagues.
The OMS Foundation also presented the following awards:
A Welcome Reception was held immediately following the opening ceremony, offering the perfect opportunity to catch up with friends, make new acquaintances and begin the meeting on a social high note.
Tuesday morning began bright and early with two preconference programs: Maxillofacial Oncology and Reconstructive Surgery and Anesthesia Update for the OMS. A highlight of today’s Anesthesia Update was the keynote address on Patient Safety by Dr. Jane C.K. Fitch, 1st vice president of the American Society of Anesthesiologists.
Be sure to check back tomorrow for scenes from the Update’s exciting SimWars competition on Wednesday morning!
On the business side of the meeting, Reference Committee hearings were held this morning and offered members, delegates and alternates the opportunity to discuss, question and debate the resolutions put before the House of Delegates.
Three of this year’s resolutions generated substantial commentary:
One is a resolution calling for AAOMS to obtain estimates of the cost to conduct focus groups and surveys to assist in conducting a full marketing plan.
Second is a resolution calling for the appointment of a special committee to determine the feasibility of embarking on an informational campaign to demonstrate the deleterious sequelae related to the retention of third molars.
Each of these resolutions carries a potential fiscal impact of $100,000 or more.
The third resolution calls for approval of $290,000 to support the Third Molar Clinical Trials for an additional 24 months while outside funding is sought to continue the clinical trials beyond that point.
The House of Delegates will consider these and all resolutions during its second session Wednesday afternoon.
Speaker Steven R. Nelson, DDS, MS called the first session of the 2012 House of Delegates to order promptly at 2:00 pm.
Following the invocation by District V Trustee Dr. Douglas W. Fain, Dr. Frederick Stephens, President of the California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, stepped to the podium to welcome attendees to his home state of California and beautiful San Diego.
Delegates elected two honorary fellows during the session: Dr. Kishore Nayak of Bangalore, India, current president of the International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and, from AAOMS staff, Ms. Caroline Lee, senior assistant to the executive director. The two will be formally recognized during the opening ceremony of the 2013 AAOMS Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL.
Delegates also elected Dr. Alan S. Herford to an eight-year term as director on the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Board of Directors.
AAOMS President Arthur C. Jee, DMD addressed the House, recapping his presidential year. Among the many noteworthy achievements and occurrences during the last 12 months, Dr. Jee cited AAOMS’s strong positions and quick responses to issues of major importance to the specialty, including: news reports questioning the propriety of elective third molar surgery; patient overuse of prescription pain medications; critical drug shortages; and the resolution pending before the American Dental Association House of Delegates for recognition of a new specialty in dental anesthesiology. AAOMS members may access the complete text of Dr. Jee's presidential address.
Officer candidates were also nominated during the first session:
Dr. Eric Geist for president-elect
Dr. Steven R. Nelson for Speaker of the House of Delegates
Dr. William J. Nelson and Dr. Henry C. Windell for vice president
Elections and installation of officers for 2012-2013 will occur at the third session of the House on Thursday morning.